Payton Muth is used to being on the middle of the motion when she takes the sector. Muth doesn’t plan for that to switch one day – as opposed to transferring from the entrance line to the sidelines.
Muth, a senior at Pennridge High School, is making plans a long term as a sideline reporter. But the ones plans must wait till Muth concludes her box hockey profession – which received’t be anytime quickly.
Muth might be enjoying box hockey at West Chester University subsequent 12 months, the place she plans to review Media, Journalism and Communications. But for now, Muth has some unfinished industry at the pitch.
“We worked so hard in the offseason, so it’s really nice to see that pay off when we win,” stated Muth. “We’re still trying to get better, but we would love to make the playoffs.”
While enjoying within the postseason is each and every athlete’s want, it appeared an unreachable function for the Rams, who received 4 video games in every of the remaining two seasons (4-7, 4-14). This season, although? The Rams are sitting at 7-9-1, and are twenty fourth in District One energy ratings (24 groups make the playoffs) with one sport closing in opposition to Central Bucks South.
Muth, a ahead, is likely one of the primary causes for the crew’s turnaround. In a sport in opposition to Bensalem on Oct. 7, Muth scored her A hundredth-career level. It used to be a milestone that Muth used to be taking a look ahead to – as soon as she knew about it, this is.
“I was so excited about reaching 100 points once I heard about it,” Muth stated. “I was at 66 points when I found out it was a possibility.”
Although Muth entered the sport in opposition to Bensalem with 99 issues, she had some doubts she would achieve the milestone that evening on account of the sport used to be being performed on a rainy grass box.
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Muth now not most effective reached 100 issues, however surpassed it, scoring two objectives within the 3rd quarter en path to a 7-0 win. Muth’s teammates had been ready with indicators and banners to commemorate the instance.
“They were equally excited about it,” stated Muth. “They were all trying to help me reach it.”
Muth has been enjoying box hockey since 3rd grade, and in addition performs for a membership crew. She performed football prior to now, however after falling in love with box hockey, determined to concentrate on that game. Likewise, Muth could also be keen on getting a head get started on her long term profession.
Muth is an ‘on air personality’ for Pennridge TV, the college’s information, sports activities and climate broadcast. Season 12 of ‘The Ramble’ lately premiered, with Muth taking middle degree, introducing the brand new season and sharing the elements forecast and, extra importantly, the lunch menu.
“The program is expanded this year, which is really exciting,” stated Muth. “We have more sports content now, there’s a lot of Phillies and Eagles talk.”
While Muth doesn’t plan on being an interview topic for her co-hosts, regardless of her accomplishment, she would like to interview her fellow pupil athletes.
“We have so many good teams at Pennridge,” Muth stated. “I love watching the football games and also the girls’ soccer team, they are so good.
“After the games, my parents will ask me questions, like what would I ask the players if I were to interview them?”
Muth, who says her oldsters are her best possible buddies, appreciates their strengthen, despite the fact that it on occasion contains ‘parent jokes’. Muth additionally enjoys putting out together with her more youthful brother, who’s a budding football participant, and her Maltese/Yorkie combine Zoey.
Muth seems to be ahead to enjoying for West Chester on account of its aggressive program. But for now, she’s simply looking to revel in each and every remaining minute of her highschool revel in.
“Our team is so much fun and we have lots of spirit no matter what,” stated Muth. “But winning definitely makes it even more fun.”
Players of the Week
Keira Horensky, Pennridge, midfielder
Horensky overlooked her sophomore season with a torn ACL, however you possibly can by no means are aware of it from gazing her this season. “Keira came back like nothing ever happened and has done such a great job,” Muth stated. Horensky has performed a an important position in serving to to create scoring alternatives for the Rams.
Anna Cusumano, defensive center-mid, Lansdale Catholic
Cusumano assisted on either one of the Crusaders’ objectives in a large 2-0 win over rival Archbishop Wood. Cusumano has been a large a part of the Crusaders’ resurgence this season. After going 2-6 within the Catholic League remaining season, this 12 months they completed 5-3 and earned the No. 3 seed within the playoffs, which start Wednesday with a sport in opposition to ninth-seeded Bonner-Prendergast. The Crusaders crowned Bonner within the ultimate sport of the common season, 3-2.
Dakota Poland, mid-forward, Conwell-Egan
Poland scored the game-winning function overdue within the fourth quarter to offer the Eagles a 4-3 win over Bonner-Prendergast. Conwell-Egan completed 5-3 within the PCL, incomes the No. 5 seed within the playoffs, after profitable only one league sport remaining season. The Eagles will play Wood on Wednesday within the first spherical. The Eagles misplaced an time beyond regulation heartbreaker, 2-1, to Wood previous this season.
Angela Cavallaro, ahead, Archbishop Wood
Cavallaro scored either one of the Vikings’ objectives in a 2-1 win over Bonner-Prendergast. It used to be the Vikings’ first win over the Pandas in six seasons. The Vikings completed 5-3 within the PCL and can host a primary spherical playoff sport in opposition to Conwell-Egan. They defeated the Eagles in time beyond regulation previous this season.
Audra Szymborski, goalie, Central Bucks East
The Patriots’ goalie had a outstanding time out in function, recording 22 saves and permitting only one function in opposition to rival CB South.